Saudi, Dutch officials discuss agriculture ties

Fri, 2021-04-09 00:17

RIYADH: The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture organized a virtual conference with its Dutch counterpart under the title “Exporting high-quality Saudi agricultural products to the Netherlands.”

The officials discussed the opportunities and challenges facing import and export from Saudi Arabia to the Netherlands, as well as ways to enhance production capacity and localize advanced technologies in the Kingdom.

The conference was recently held in cooperation with the Dutch Embassy in the Kingdom, the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, the General Authority for Civil Aviation, the Saudi Export Development Authority, and a number of private sector companies and major agricultural projects.

Director General of the General Administration of Plant Wealth Dr. Sulaiman Al-Khatib explained that the ministry has introduced advanced technologies for agricultural purposes, with the aim of exporting as production goes up and increasing farmers’ income by reducing competition during the production season.

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